Featured News / 12.22.2019

Chef Luigi Diotaiuti Named Ambassador of Basilicata, Italy’s Cuisine in the World



High Impact Philanthropy: Chef Luigi Diotaiuti On How To Leave A Lasting Legacy With A Successful & Effective Nonprofit Organization

An Interview with Karen Mangia Create continuity — so that your initiatives become a tradition and people look forward to them. We do the same events at the same time every year, but we add in new features, products, people, and opportunities so that there will be an opportunity of newness. For someone who wants to […]


Reducing Food Waste: Chef Luigi Diotaiuti of Al Tiramisu Restaurant On How They Are Helping To Eliminate Food Waste

I help to reduce food waste in the kitchen by using a root to tip approach with vegetables and a nose to tail philosophy with butchering, just as we did when I was a kid on the farm. A few of the best examples with my current menu would be our Linguine with Lobster. We […]


Chef Luigi Diotaiuti of Al Tiramisu: Five Things You Need To Be A Highly Effective Leader During Turbulent Times

An Interview With Charlie Katz   Give back to the community. Show your neighborhood that you are still there and that you care and share. I set up Chef Luigi Cares, and take donations to supply meals to the Catholic Charities’ McKenna House in DC on a weekly basis. We also supplied meals to many […]


Basilicata: A Way of Living by The Italian Language Foundation

By Luigi DiotaiutiChef/Owner Al Tiramisu Restaurant – Washington, DC – Ambassador of Italian Cuisine & The Cuisine of Basilicata in the world- Founder: Basilicata: A Way of Living – Certified Italian Sommelier June is National Dairy Month, and there is no other month that brings my beloved homeland of Basilicata to mind more than it does. When […]


Sante Magazine’s Chef Chat with Luigi Diotaiuti

Born on a family farm in Italy, Chef Luigi Diotaiuti attended culinary school in Maratea (where he remains a distinguished alumnus and sought-after speaker) and has since risen to the heights in his field, working in kitchens in some of the world’s finest restaurants and overseeing the kitchen at Al Tiramisu in Washington, DC for 25 years.  Named […]


Chef Luigi Diotaiuti Conquers the US with the Flavors of Basilicata

Italy’s Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno newspaper  told the tale of how Chef Luigi incorporates the flavors of Basilicata on his menus and in his charity efforts in the United States and around the world.  It also highlights his work with Basilicata: A Way of Living and Chef Luigi Cares as well as his career at Al Tiramisu and consistent efforts […]

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